Chief Clinical Research Officer (Research Faculty I) 12 Month Salaried (VP Research)

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Job Title: Chief Clinical Research Officer (Research Faculty I) 12 Month Salaried (VP Research)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47585
Department The Chief Clinical Research Officer will report directly to the Vice President for Research as a member of the Office for Clinical Research Advancement.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: The Chief Clinical Research Officer provides senior leadership and strategic direction in building and executing the clinical research strategy for the Florida State University (FSU) and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) research collaboration. This position will facilitate research scholarship and extramural funding opportunities involving the two organizations and work collaboratively with TMH and FSU clinicians, research faculty, clinical staff and research administrators across disciplines. The Chief Clinical Research Officer will mentor researchers on strategies for developing meaningful pathways of scientific inquiry and in developing competitive grant applications to obtain research funding. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Lead the development and implementation of a strategic vision and plan for expanding multidisciplinary clinical and translational research and clinical trials involving FSU and TMH faculty and clinician researchers.
•Identify and facilitate opportunities for TMH/FSU clinical research collaborations involving multiple types of funders, including industry, government and private foundation sponsors.
•Develop collaborative programs in clinical, translational and basic research that advance the mutual research agendas of FSU and TMH in order to address identified community health needs in the Big Bend region. These may include, but not be limited to, research involving health services, primary care-based interventions, vulnerable populations/medically underserved areas, implementation/dissemination science or social determinants of health.

•Direct the FSU Office for Clinical Research Advancement in working with the TMH Office of Research to inform faculty and clinician researchers of the resources/expertise provided by these offices to assist researchers in advancing clinical and human subjects research at FSU and TMH.
•Cultivate and maintain external partners and sponsors for collaborative research studies that advance the FSU/TMH research agenda.
•Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with FSU and TMH clinical leaders, research faculty, clinical staff and research administrators.
•Provide guidance and mentorship to researchers -- including faculty, clinicians, residents and medical students – in designing effective research questions and approaches that can be translated into competitive grant applications for extramural funding opportunities.
•Collaborate with FSU and TMH senior leaders, faculty, and research administrators to address and resolve issues involving research policies, procedures, resources and improvement opportunities.
•Track and advise FSU/TMH senior leaders of new and/or revised clinical research trends, developments and regulations at the state, federal and international levels.Qualifications MD, PhD, D.O., MD/PhD or D.O./Ph.D. with a solid record of scholarly achievement in extramural funding and publication in clinical research, preferably including NIH-funded grants and clinical trial management experience.

•Working knowledge of federal regulations for Protection of Human Subjects, 45 CFR 46, 21 CFR 50, HIPAA, HITECH, FDA, Good Clinical Practice and
•Minimum ten years of experience overseeing and conducting large scale or multi-site studies as a Principal Investigator at a university-based medical or public health school, health care institution or other clinical research institution.
•Proven track record of successfully mentoring junior faculty to advance their clinical research careers.
•Experience developing, implementing and improving a research-focused strategic vision for a health care organization or academic institution.
•Leadership experience in fostering and growing clinical research collaborations across multiple disciplines and/or institutions.
•Effective communicator, both oral and written.
•Ability to organize, prioritize and balance short-term and long-term goals.
•Critical thinker with demonstrated problem-solving skills.
•Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with study teams, researchers, senior leaders and external contacts.Contact Info For information regarding the job opening, please contact Jenn Gerson at [email protected] Salary Range Commensurate with education, skills, and experience.Pay Plan This is a Faculty position.Soft Money Funded Position This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.Financial Disclosure This position requires annual Financial Disclosure based on Florida Statutes 112.3144 and 112.3145. Additional information regarding Financial Disclosure requirements can be found on the Florida Commission of Ethics site at: To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.Open until filled This position is being advertised as open until filled. Initial review of applicants will begin on August 10, 2020.Faculty Information This position is advertised as open rank. The rank will be determined based on the selected candidate’s credentials.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 7/22/2020
Application Due: 12/11/2020
Work Type: Full Time